Our #1 for May – Devyn Hunsaker

Devyn was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on July 12, 2010 at the age of 3½. She had been really thirsty, but I attributed it to the fact that I had just introduced her to lemonade and it was a hot summer. She also had a few accidents at naptime at daycare, which was very […]

Our #1 for April – Jackson Hulse

Hi, my name is Jackson Hulse. I turn 8 on April 15th. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on February 12, 2014, a little over a year ago. Before I was diagnosed, I was really thirsty all the time and having to use the restroom more than I normally did. My Grandma noticed these […]

Our #1 for March – Nicole Rollins

Hi, my name is Nicole Rollins. I am 22 years old. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on March 22, 2014, almost a year ago now. About a month prior to my diagnosis I suffered from severe thirst, hungry, loss of weight, and I used the restroom a lot.  10 days before getting diagnosed, […]

Spotlight on RIDE – Kate Durak

Kate Durak would say that she is not your typical long distance cyclist.  An avid spinner, Kate was no stranger to a bicycle, but didn’t have any experience with long distances on the open road.  However, she was intrigued by all she had heard about the Ride to Cure Diabetes and was ready for a […]

Our #1 for January – William Beebe

William Beebe has been active with JDRF on many levels.  He has been team of a Walk Team, been a fierce advocate to Congress and has served in Children’s Congress.  The definition of a crusader is a person who campaigns vigorously for political, social, or religious change.  William received the chapter’s Cure Crusader award in […]

Our #1 for November – Evan Van Vorhis

Evan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 4. It was discovered after a steroids treatment for Asthma. Hours later Evan was extremely thirsty and running to the bathroom a lot. At naptime, I noticed her breath smelled like a banana. I instantly thought, “Is that Diabetes? I mean what are the chances she […]